Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1263632 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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“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#811364 Nov 25, 2012
nanoanomaly wrote:
<quoted text>So did my dad.
I have a penchant for cigar-smoking women.

Since: Oct 12

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#811365 Nov 25, 2012
THE DEBIL wrote:
<quoted text>BUT DO YOU REMEMBER THE FIRST TIME YOU EVER TOOK YOUR UNDERPANTS OFF AND LET ANOTHER HUMAN BEING SEE YOU NAKED?(NOT ABSOLUTELY SURE I DO?)
Well....actually......there was a barn, up the street from the homestead....
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#811366 Nov 25, 2012
Alloramadai wrote:
<quoted text>
You are incorrect. It is combustible if in use or otherwise. It is gauged into the pressure valve access. Please don't allow me to assist you in looking any more stupid than you already appear, John.
Oxygen is a non-combustible gas.
Impeach Obama

Virginia Beach, VA

#811367 Nov 25, 2012
carol wrote:
<quoted text>
No one gets arrested for smoking cigarettes. But try and light up in a nonsmoking zone - which is almost everywhere - and see what happens.
People do get fired for smoking in their own car on their own time. Some companies now won't even hire people who admit to smoking. And smokers are labeled social misfits thanks to the politically correct hysteria.
Just doesn't seem fair. Or right. Especially in light of all the other crap that's going on that's deemed acceptable or at least tolerated.
Designated smoking areas should be everywhere for people who happen to like smoking. It's their right to do so.
Job applications will soon say:
1. Do you have a criminal record?
2. Have you ever used illegal drugs?
3. Have you ever used tobacco?
THE DEBIL

Dublin, Ireland

#811368 Nov 25, 2012
ALL THIS ORIGINAL WORK... WASTED... OVER A FOUR YEAR PERIOD... ON A COMMERCIAL WEBSITE... WITH NO REWARD... MAKES A FELLOW.. WONDER... I GUESS.. I COULD JUST... DRIFT OFF... YOU'D BE FINE WITHOUT ME.... I GET IT...

BYE!

“Is that all you've got?”

Since: Jun 10

Location hidden

#811369 Nov 25, 2012
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Few dispute that smoking tobacco is bad for your health. The issue is personal freedom.
How about the personal freedom of children not to breath their parents' smoke? How many parents do you think take it outside when they light up? Not many, I'm sure. And not unless someone makes them.

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#811371 Nov 25, 2012
Impeach Obama wrote:
<quoted text>The government states it is not up to the rental property owner. He is prohibited from allowing smoking in his properties whether he wants to or not. I saw where there are localities that ban smoking in your own house if you have children. Saw it on the news once.
Does the government, at any level, demand that signs be posted inside rental properties ordering inhabitants to not consume alcohol to inebriation? Signs ordering residents to not use recreational drugs? Marijuana? Hookahs? Rough Sex? Cook your hamburger thoroughly?
Wash your hands after picking your nose?

We've created a Nanny Nation and the Liberal crowd of celebrityVille residents along with Socialists and the Boy Messiah are plunging us into DayCare Darkness...

Since: Oct 12

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#811372 Nov 25, 2012
nanoanomaly wrote:
<quoted text>All of the adult males on my dad's side of the family (and a few females too) were smokers when I was a kid and it dang near killed me more than once. I had bronchitis when I was little and not one of those adults was willing to make an effort to quit. Every house I lived in or relative I visited had a home that was thick with smoke. There wasn't a room I could escape to that I wasn't coughing and/or choking. Winter was the worst. I always caught a cold AND the flu every winter and it always turned serious for me. If I wanted to breath at all I had to flee to the outdoors no matter how sick I was and then returning inside in the evening with the dry heat and smoke that built up after work was torturous on my little body. My eyes, throat and lungs felt like they were on fire.

Once I turned 18 and escaped that environment my immune system was able to fight off the flus and colds better. Now, that I have a choice about the condition of my home environment, I don't catch them at all.

You people might want to try considering the health of your little ones over your own selfish desires...just for awhile...and maybe, just maybe your kids won't resent you when they grow up. Maybe they won't put you in a nursing home when you get old. Maybe they won't blow off your funeral when they remember how uncaring you were about their well being. Maybe.
I have treated many a small child in respiratory distress; parents reek of cigarette smoke. "But, we smoke outside." It makes no difference how many times we attempt to educate that this has no bearing.

My kids destroyed every pack of my cigarettes they found. I got the message and quit. I live to see their children cause them the same degree of joy (and grief) they caused me!

“Is that all you've got?”

Since: Jun 10

Location hidden

#811373 Nov 25, 2012
Impeach Obama wrote:
<quoted text>But it's ok for potheads, ghetto-rats and homosexual perverts to inflict themselves upon me and my children?
No.

Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#811374 Nov 25, 2012
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>Oxygen is a non-combustible gas.
I see, John.
THE DEBIL

Dublin, Ireland

#811375 Nov 25, 2012
nanoanomaly wrote:
<quoted text>How about the personal freedom of children not to breath their parents' smoke? How many parents do you think take it outside when they light up? Not many, I'm sure. And not unless someone makes them.
BLAH-BA-DEE-BLAH-BLAH-BLAH. DO YOU HAVE TITS? ARE THEY INNEYS OR OUTEYS? WHY BOTHER TO TELL OTHER PEOPLE HOW TO BEHAVE WHEN YOU IN A CHAT-ROOM ALL NIGHT? DUH!(WHAT YOU WEARIN'?)

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#811376 Nov 25, 2012
Alloramadai wrote:
<quoted text>
You are incorrect. It is combustible if in use or otherwise. It is gauged into the pressure valve access. Please don't allow me to assist you in looking any more stupid than you already appear, John.
Has your stupidity ever been accurately gauged?

Probably broke the meter.

Oxygen can be piped *through* hospital walls, Jerk, and not *in* hospital walls.

Did you drunk sailor father teach you to read & write? Thought so.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#811377 Nov 25, 2012
nanoanomaly wrote:
<quoted text>How about the personal freedom of children not to breath their parents' smoke? How many parents do you think take it outside when they light up? Not many, I'm sure. And not unless someone makes them.
Many parents engage in behavior far worse for their children than smoking. Do you want the government to regulate every aspect of your life?

(Note that Galt detests smoking, but detests government interference even more.)

“Is that all you've got?”

Since: Jun 10

Location hidden

#811378 Nov 25, 2012
shinningelectr0n wrote:
<quoted text>
I have a penchant for cigar-smoking women.
You perturb me. Often.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#811380 Nov 25, 2012
shinningelectr0n wrote:
<quoted text>
Does the government, at any level, demand that signs be posted inside rental properties ordering inhabitants to not consume alcohol to inebriation? Signs ordering residents to not use recreational drugs? Marijuana? Hookahs? Rough Sex? Cook your hamburger thoroughly?
Wash your hands after picking your nose?
We've created a Nanny Nation and the Liberal crowd of celebrityVille residents along with Socialists and the Boy Messiah are plunging us into DayCare Darkness...
The government demand to destroy the American hamburger by overcooking is particularly offensive.
THE DEBIL

Dublin, Ireland

#811381 Nov 25, 2012
Alloramadai wrote:
<quoted text>
I see, John.
WELL, UM... HOW DO YOU MEAN THAT?
THE DEBIL

Dublin, Ireland

#811382 Nov 25, 2012
IS THE ACCENT ON THE LAST SYLLABLE? I NEED TO KNOW?

Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#811383 Nov 25, 2012
shinningelectr0n wrote:
<quoted text>Has your stupidity ever been accurately gauged?

Probably broke the meter.

Oxygen can be piped *through* hospital walls, Jerk, and not *in* hospital walls.

Did you drunk sailor father teach you to read & write? Thought so.
Stupidity isn't measured. However, can you say Mensa?

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#811384 Nov 25, 2012
Alloramadai wrote:
<quoted text>
I remember this. My parents have always heated their home with wood burning stove; major undertaking to make the conversion.
Humans have been polluting the world forever with campfires and clear-burns for agriculture and hunting. But so, too, has the world itself polluted itself with volcanism, lightning and lightning-forest fires, methane releasing plants and swamps and rotting animals.

The major difference hear is that the Earth heals itself over tens of thousands and even millions of years and it's polluting is widely distributed over time and distances. Humans are quick and dirty, so quick and dirty that the Earth can't keep up its cleaning chores anymore.

But I don't think that campfires, Autumn Leaf Burning and smoking tobacco in the privacy of out homes is going to bring time to a standstill. We drink from plastic bottles leaching chemicals that can cause genetic changes. We consume foods made from GMO tinkering that hasn't been thoroughly explored for safety.. We tolerate a lot of dangerous behaviors from alcohol consumers at sports events and laugh it off, Modernista babes are cutting off their toes to fit into stylish high heels, mothers are getting plastic surgery for their prepubescent darlings and taking drugs to lose weight and yet the PC Chihuahuas are yapping at every corner about 64oz. pop, 2nd hand smoke, McDonald's Menu and quoting Dr. Oz like he was the Wall st. version of St. Peter.

Hypocrisy and misdirected priorities are more of a social problem than the PC Crowd's latest Project-Of-The-Day.
Impeach Obama

Virginia Beach, VA

#811385 Nov 25, 2012
moshx wrote:
The lib mind= support the terrorist muslim temple claiming freedom of religion and now atacking a school for a field trip to see A Charlie Brown christmas play because it has christain content.
These subhuman libs are like a cancer that needs to be eradicated .
Local atheists have forced the city of Santa Monica to ban the display of nativity scenes while Gov. Moonbeam signed a law requiring California public schools to teach the homosexual lifestyle and recognize October as "Gay History Month".

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