Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1497076 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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sage won

“life under BO”

Since: Sep 12

buena vista

#811893 Nov 26, 2012
shinningelectr0n wrote:
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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.
Plastic water bottles are killing the planet, aren't they?
Lily Boca Raton Fl

Boca Raton, FL

#811894 Nov 26, 2012
Nightchalker wrote:
Any posting from me after this are not me, g'night!
Who cares?
Carter

Pompano Beach, FL

#811896 Nov 26, 2012
Lily Boca Raton Fl wrote:
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Who cares?
Obviously not you; you voted to re-elect the incompetent Obama.

sage won

“life under BO”

Since: Sep 12

buena vista

#811897 Nov 26, 2012
Impeach Obama wrote:
<quoted text>Like the unemployment rate is 7.9%.... 7.9% of what? Is that percentage of former workers collecting unemployment benefits or the percentage of people who are able to work but aren't? I'll bet it's actually much higher than 7.9%.
Brokeback Barry hasn't fixed anything:

This “official unemployment rate” has been manipulated throughout the years. The current version does not include discouraged workers (those who stop looking for work, or no longer can qualify for unemployment benefits) and the underemployed (those who take part-time jobs just to get by).

Rep. Duncan D. Hunter, R-Calif., stated in The Washington Times,“The official unemployment rate treats this subset of Americans, totaling as many as 88 million people, as if they just vanished ... call it what it is, an accounting gimmick.”

So What Is the Real Number That Obama Would Prefer You Don’t See?

The real unemployment rate is an eye-opening 22.3%, according to John Williams with Shadow Government Statistics ... nearly triple the “official unemployment rate.”

But as alarming as this number is, certain experts — like Dick Morris, John Bolton, Lou Dobbs, Newt Gingrich, and Larry Kudlow — believe our economic situation could get much, MUCH worse.

Read more: Jobless rate is inaccurate as Obama Plays a Numbers Game
new yawk

Tonawanda, NY

#811898 Nov 26, 2012
Been posting with him, many of these posters on here for 4+ years.

I'm a good read of people. But, I went by the words in his post and what's known as logical deduction, which you lack.

Nobody who is smart is going to post the details of a murder they committed on a chat room thread.
Or doesn't that common sense scan in your reasoning brain?

Stop acting so hot-damn stoopID! Stuff This, sucker lips.
Lily Boca Raton Fl wrote:
<quoted text>
Oh stuff it. You're sick in the head. How do you know he's smart? Did he tell you that? Fredo said he was smart too.
Now go fight with yourself

sage won

“life under BO”

Since: Sep 12

buena vista

#811899 Nov 26, 2012
Obama 2016 wrote:
<quoted text>Nobody needs to smoke. If smoking was prohibited, health care costs in America would be cut in half. Smoking is the number one cause of cancer, heart disease and stroke. 46% of lung cancer cases are caused by secondhand smoke. 60% of house fires are caused by dropped cigarettes. Thousands of endangered sea turtles eat butts thrown on our beaches and die from stomach cancer. Like the possession of deadly firearms, it's time for the Government to outlaw this filthy, deadly habit. They should render the firearms industry and tobacco industry sad relics from America's past, like Bush and Reagan. Hopefully President Obama can accomplish these goals before his third term.
Nobody needs to smoke pot, do drugs, eat seafood, have a pit bull, own a large screen TV , get fat as a house, or buy Obama's lies, but they do, Adolph.

sage won

“life under BO”

Since: Sep 12

buena vista

#811900 Nov 26, 2012
Dave wrote:
<quoted text> It will go back up for sure.
Sure, Bernanke is busy printing new billions, how much can I expect? You getting any?

sage won

“life under BO”

Since: Sep 12

buena vista

#811901 Nov 26, 2012
RealDave wrote:
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Too funny, the least educated states are red states.
Too funny, the minorities who overwhelmingly support Obama have the highest drop out rates in the country.

sage won

“life under BO”

Since: Sep 12

buena vista

#811902 Nov 26, 2012
Obama 2016 wrote:
<quoted text>46% of lung cancer cases are caused by sidesteam smoke. 65% of childhood asthma is caused by sidestream smoke. 70% of all murders are caused by deadly firearms. You call those miniscule amounts? You're a moron.
You're a f ing liar and an idiot. In short, a liberal/nazi/fascist. Not one person has ever died from second hand cigarette smoke.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#811903 Nov 26, 2012
sage won wrote:
<quoted text>
Brokeback Barry hasn't fixed anything:
This “official unemployment rate” has been manipulated throughout the years. The current version does not include discouraged workers (those who stop looking for work, or no longer can qualify for unemployment benefits) and the underemployed (those who take part-time jobs just to get by).
Rep. Duncan D. Hunter, R-Calif., stated in The Washington Times,“The official unemployment rate treats this subset of Americans, totaling as many as 88 million people, as if they just vanished ... call it what it is, an accounting gimmick.”
So What Is the Real Number That Obama Would Prefer You Don’t See?
The real unemployment rate is an eye-opening 22.3%, according to John Williams with Shadow Government Statistics ... nearly triple the “official unemployment rate.”
But as alarming as this number is, certain experts — like Dick Morris, John Bolton, Lou Dobbs, Newt Gingrich, and Larry Kudlow — believe our economic situation could get much, MUCH worse.
Read more: Jobless rate is inaccurate as Obama Plays a Numbers Game
There is low consumer demand, lack of confidence in government, and little reason for many people to bother working when they can vote themselves a share of the property of others.

Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#811905 Nov 26, 2012
sage won wrote:
<quoted text>Oxygen is incapable of igniting, buttmunch, it's a catalyst only.
Late on the draw, moron. Your opinion is worth about as much as your vote in the last election. Wait - you voted for who?
Lily Boca Raton Fl

Boca Raton, FL

#811906 Nov 26, 2012
Carter wrote:
<quoted text> Obviously not you; you voted to re-elect the incompetent Obama.
Yes, me and over 62 million Americans. We won, you lost.
blakjak

United States

#811907 Nov 26, 2012
John Galt wrote:
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There is low consumer demand, lack of confidence in government, and little reason for many people to bother working when they can vote themselves a share of the property of others.
Amen, Mr. Galt. Good thing I'll be gone (I hope) by the time this ridiculous philosophy overtakes that which made America great.
Lily Boca Raton Fl

Boca Raton, FL

#811908 Nov 26, 2012
new yawk wrote:
Been posting with him, many of these posters on here for 4+ years.
I'm a good read of people. But, I went by the words in his post and what's known as logical deduction, which you lack.
Nobody who is smart is going to post the details of a murder they committed on a chat room thread.
Or doesn't that common sense scan in your reasoning brain?
Stop acting so hot-damn stoopID! Stuff This, sucker lips.
<quoted text>
He told the story for a reason. Get stuffed.
Humans act in strange ways if they think they are anonymous. Look at you, a legend in your own mind.
He's a murderer who got away with it, he's either bragging or feels guilty.

sage won

“life under BO”

Since: Sep 12

buena vista

#811909 Nov 26, 2012
Obama 2016 wrote:
<quoted text>46% of lung cancer cases are caused by sidesteam smoke. 65% of childhood asthma is caused by sidestream smoke. 70% of all murders are caused by deadly firearms. You call those miniscule amounts? You're a moron.
Illegal firearms in the hands of criminals are the cause for our high murder rates, imbecile. We know who shouldn't have guns.

“wake up”

Since: Jan 10

utica ny

#811910 Nov 26, 2012
Breaking news tonight in ohio..3 year old boy reported missing in cleveland on Sunday body has been found in a garbage bag at the waste station. Baby momma that reported him missing now in jail..
No gun involved. Only weapon used , 1 ghetto rat baby mamma and 3 garbage bags...libtards , I only have one question for you.
Which one of those murder weapons should be bannd? The ghetto rat or the garbage bag ? Bolth?
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#811911 Nov 26, 2012
Alloramadai wrote:
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Late on the draw, moron. Your opinion is worth about as much as your vote in the last election. Wait - you voted for who?
"Late on the draw" means that your boastful claim was proven completely wrong yesterday. Try engaging your brain before opening your mouth.
RUSH10ME

Gloucester, VA

#811912 Nov 26, 2012
Lily Boca Raton Fl wrote:
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What was the victims name?
Ask your husband .

sage won

“life under BO”

Since: Sep 12

buena vista

#811913 Nov 26, 2012
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
The CRA excuse. When will you right whiners realize every time you bring up this excuse it proves you to be such morons. The CRA had nothing to do with m [edited for space}
Get educated davey, stop looking like a fool, it's all here, you can't refute one thing in here, democrats own this mess 100%. No CRA, no subprimes, no derivatives, no mortgage meltdown..
http://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/watkins/subprime....
San José State University
Department of Economics
applet-magic.com
Thayer Watkins
Silicon Valley
& Tornado Alley
USA
The Nature and the Origin
of the Subprime Mortgage Crisis
There has been a long term American policy of promoting home ownership. This entailed making the financing of home purchases as easy as possible. Various financial institutions were set up over time to make the securing of a mortgage quick and convenient. There once were Savings and Loan Associations that were savings institutions which could only invest in home mortgages. Fannie Mae (the Federal Nation Mortgage Association FNMA) was set up in 1938 to provide a secondary market for home mortgages. This meant that if a bank granted a mortgage to someone and later the bank needed funds the bank could readily sell the mortgage to Fannie Mae. However, in order for lending institutions to have access to the secondary mortgage market of Fannie Mae they had to abide by Fannie Mae's rules.
In the past Fannie Mae prohibited the lenders it was dealing with to engage in the practice of red lining. Red Lining meant that a bank would refuse to finance a home purchase in neighborhoods it consider high risk even if the prospective borrowers were themselves good credit risks. In part, this was because the bank did not want, in the event of default and foreclosure, to become the owner of property in a risky neighborhood. The deeper roots of the problem go back to the Community Reinvestment Act of 1977.
In the 1990's under the administration of Franklin Raines, a Clinton Administration appointee, Fannie Mae began to demand that the lending institutions that it dealt with prove that they were not redlining. This meant that the lending institutions would have to fulfill a quota of minority mortgage lending. This in turn meant that the lending agencies would have to lower their standards in terms of such things as down payments and the required incomes. These subprime borrowers would be charged a higher interest rate. Having put the lending agencies into the position of granting subprime mortgages Fannie Mae then had to accept lower standards in the mortgages it purchased. That set the ball rolling. If a bank granted a mortgage to a borrower that was not likely to successfully pay off the mortgage then all the bank had to do was to sell such mortgages to Fannie Mae. The banks typically earned a loan origination fee when the mortgage was granted. The lending agencies could then make substantial profits dealing in subprime mortgages.
Because Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac made a market for subprime mortgages the lenders did not have to worry about of the soundness of the mortgage contract they wrote. Thus the lenders could write the mortgages as adjustable interest rate mortgages knowing full well that an upturn in the interest rates could easily throw the borrower into insolvency. For example, when the interest rate is 6 percent the mortgage payment for a 30-year $200,000 mortgage is $1199 per month. If the interest rate goes up to 7 percent the mortgage payment would increase by $131 per month, an 11 percent increase. For many of the subprime borrowers living on the edge of insolvency this would be enough to push them over the edge. The guilt for the subprime mortgage financial crisis lies both with the lenders who knowingly put borrowers into booby trapped mortgages and the management of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac for making a market for such booby trapped mortgages thus giving the lenders the incentive for writing them.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#811914 Nov 26, 2012
Lily Boca Raton Fl wrote:
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Yes, me and over 62 million Americans. We won, you lost.
But what did you win? Continuation of a doomed economic policy? Who will Obama blame for the recession of 2013?

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