Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1274478 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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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#813134 Nov 28, 2012
RealDave wrote:
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Obama's plan included spending cuts. When the f*ck will you right whiners pull your heads of out of your asses for a change. Quit being so damned uninformed.
The last time Obama reformed an entitlement, you fricken morons went screaming through the streets how Obama gutted Medicare.
Make up your mind.
Today, Obama specifically called for tax increases prior to any discussion of spending cuts, indicating that he is not interested in a solution.
ra_con_teur

Blanchard, OK

#813135 Nov 28, 2012
sonicfilter wrote:
Stocks rallied on Wednesday after comments from House Speaker John Boehner, the top Republican in Congress, on a possible compromise to avoid the "fiscal cliff" turned the market around.
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/11/28/us-...
You don't own any stocks...
Your only investing strategy is living to redeem a social security cheque...
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#813136 Nov 28, 2012
sonicfilter wrote:
Mitt Romney can take some solace in his devastating loss on Nov. 6: at least he won the voters who really count.
That’s the thesis anyway of top adviser Stuart Stevens, who penned an op-ed in the Washington Post on Wednesday arguing that by winning wealthier and whiter voters, Romney secured the moral victory over Obama.
“On Nov. 6, Mitt Romney carried the majority of every economic group except those with less than $50,000 a year in household income,” Stevens wrote.“That means he carried the majority of middle-class voters. While John McCain lost white voters under 30 by 10 points, Romney won those voters by seven points, a 17-point shift.”
According to Stevens,“The Republican Party has problems, but as we go forward, let’s remember that any party that captures the majority of the middle class must be doing something right.” As a result,“Republican ideals — Mitt Romney — carried the day.”
The argument that poorer voters are inherently inferior seems to undercut the campaign’s central message over the last two years: that Romney’s top concern was providing jobs for the jobless. The unemployed Americans Romney highlighted in ads, speeches and photo-ops make under $50,000 a year almost by definition and campaign videos like the one below are jarring next to Stevens’ latest piece.
Stevens notably never mentioned jobs and unemployment in his op-ed, instead focusing on how Romney championed “the moral case for free enterprise and conservative economics.”
Unfortunately for Romney, poor and minority votes counted just the same as the allegedly superior votes Stevens favored. The result was an electoral college blowout for the president powered by strong turnout and margins among young voters, Latinos, African Americans, and women.
But Stevens had an explanation for that, too. Obama was “a charismatic African American president with a billion dollars, no primary and a media that often felt morally conflicted about being critical. How easy is that to replicate?”
http://tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com/2012/11/st...
So, Romney carried the voters who produce the goods and services and pay the taxes, while Obama carried the takers. That may be a winning strategy politically, but a disaster economically. In other words, a Pyrrhic victory.

Sooner or later the producers will tire of being slaves. Then the takers will resort to economic cannibalism.

Since: May 11

Loysville, PA

#813137 Nov 28, 2012
John Galt wrote:
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Today, Obama specifically called for tax increases prior to any discussion of spending cuts, indicating that he is not interested in a solution.
You are ridiculous.

The current discussion is on taxes & in particular renewing the Bush tax cuts.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#813138 Nov 28, 2012
RealDave wrote:
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Obama reformed Medicare saving 716 billion over ten years.
Just because you don;'t like what he did with the savings does not change the reforms.
Obama has not saved a nickel yet. He simply reduced funding for Medicare by 716 billion, resulting in rationing of services for senior citizens, and transferred the money to providing medical care for illegal aliens.

Since: May 11

Loysville, PA

#813139 Nov 28, 2012
John Galt wrote:
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So, Romney carried the voters who produce the goods and services and pay the taxes, while Obama carried the takers. That may be a winning strategy politically, but a disaster economically. In other words, a Pyrrhic victory.
Sooner or later the producers will tire of being slaves. Then the takers will resort to economic cannibalism.
If that were true then Obama would not have over 50% of the vote.

Even a sizable portion of those in Romney's 47% work & produce goods.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#813140 Nov 28, 2012
RealDave wrote:
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We are talking about man made global warming.
I guess you believe that pumping crap into our atmosphere has no effect.
No direct cause-and-effect has ever been measured. Only inferences from temperature variations.
TheIndependentMa jority

East Bernstadt, KY

#813141 Nov 28, 2012
No panhandling wrote:
<quoted text>Another deadbeat begging for money for carpet munch-ers.
Send their names to that town in Colorado that's trying to ban the Salvation Army panhandling...make 'em switch spots. At least the Salavation Army is voluntary--NOT COMMIETIC entitleMENTALed!!
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#813142 Nov 28, 2012
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>There is already real and measurable economic growth although you won't read about it here or on the hack sites.
My area, which was ground zero in the mortgage and retail meltdown is showing strong signs of recovery beginning with the unemployment rate becoming manageable. Additionally the foreclosed and abandoned homes are selling again, quickly in certain areas. Retail is back and tourism supplemented by strong South American economies is cranking at near all time highs.
I thought the mess that BushCo created would take a dozen or more years to fix.
GDP growth is still in the crapper.
TheIndependentMa jority

East Bernstadt, KY

#813143 Nov 28, 2012
RealDave wrote:
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You are ridiculous.
The current discussion is on taxes & in particular renewing the Bush tax cuts.
The ones that oposterpotus and par-tay wanted to let drop?

The ones that will cost the avaerage household yet MORE every year?

The ones that the clueless (often NON-contributing, lazy slcakerTic fweeriding type DUHMazzez) assume was only for those "e-vile rich" people?

Those tax cuts?

Since: May 11

Loysville, PA

#813144 Nov 28, 2012
EasyEed wrote:
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"real dumb"
You are dumb. You know damn well Majority Leader Reid would bring those bills passed by the house if he knew they would be shot down. He would love to have something to crow about. He does not allow a vote because they know the bills would pass.
"real dumb" do you practice stoopid or is natural in your life?
Peace
KMA
Republicans: Create jobs & repeal the ACA.

When voted down you fricken bozos would run screaming through the streets how Democrats voted against jobs,

Evidently Harry Reid is not as f*cking stupid as you evidently are.
TheIndependentMa jority

East Bernstadt, KY

#813145 Nov 28, 2012
John Galt wrote:
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Obama has not saved a nickel yet. He simply reduced funding for Medicare by 716 billion, resulting in rationing of services for senior citizens, and transferred the money to providing medical care for illegal aliens.
and apparently has given fwee texting and internet to fweeriding non-producers??

What a sickening robbinghoodietic scam out of other peoples pockets and off of OTHER peoples backs.
TheIndependentMa jority

East Bernstadt, KY

#813148 Nov 28, 2012
John Galt wrote:
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So, Romney carried the voters who produce the goods and services and pay the taxes, while Obama carried the takers. That may be a winning strategy politically, but a disaster economically. In other words, a Pyrrhic victory.
Sooner or later the producers will tire of being slaves. Then the takers will resort to economic cannibalism.
Let's hopey changey they chew themselves up and spit themselves out first lol
TheIndependentMa jority

East Bernstadt, KY

#813149 Nov 28, 2012
ra_con_teur wrote:
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You don't own any stocks...
Your only investing strategy is living to redeem a social security cheque...
Fweerides fer everone!!!
ra_con_teur

Blanchard, OK

#813150 Nov 28, 2012
shinningelectr0n wrote:
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You know this because you have crabs. The lady of experience.
Nice....
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#813151 Nov 28, 2012
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Hah, LMAO__I've been listening to doomsday BS since I was a little kid growing up in the farm route. The words and numbers have gotten larger over time and marxism has displaced communism in the long winded Alan Stang style rants__but one thing has remained consistent__the flaming right remain life's losers on the one hand worshiping authority and on the other very jealous of
authority.
You are wrong on "that they'll move to other stations " Flack__that right wing talk era is over__it won't go out quietly but it will go out in favor of whatever is next.
A black man beat the shyt of an American hero in 2008 and then did likewise to an American business icon in 2012__right there is your clue Flack, now go do something helpful to someone and quit worrying about shyt that won't happen in your lifetime.
Conservative talk radio will survive because it has a large audience. Leftwing talk radio has never succeeded anywhere.

Laura Ingraham is off the air only because she completed her contract and is now free to negotiate a much better deal.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#813152 Nov 28, 2012
John Galt wrote:
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So, Romney carried the voters who produce the goods and services and pay the taxes, while Obama carried the takers. That may be a winning strategy politically, but a disaster economically. In other words, a Pyrrhic victory.
Sooner or later the producers will tire of being slaves. Then the takers will resort to economic cannibalism.
takers? did the red states vote for Obama?
Lily Boca Raton Fl

Boca Raton, FL

#813153 Nov 28, 2012
flack wrote:
<quoted text> Exactly! The fact that you don't have a clue is EXACTLY the point!!!
Imagine if the world didnt change? We'd still have slavery, and sweatshops, child labor, pollution,....
You pine for the good old days; when white men didnt have to worry about competition.
Oh boohoo.
There are people who have evolved; and then there are Morans like you whose every thought is negative.
I almost feel sorry for you.
You are stuck.
ra_con_teur

Blanchard, OK

#813154 Nov 28, 2012
RealDave wrote:
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You are ridiculous.
The current discussion is on taxes & in particular renewing the Bush tax cuts.
Do you think a booger eating minority should have his nuts washed for fwee while he pays no income tax?
Lily Boca Raton Fl

Boca Raton, FL

#813155 Nov 28, 2012
TheIndependentMajority wrote:
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The ones that oposterpotus and par-tay wanted to let drop?
The ones that will cost the avaerage household yet MORE every year?
The ones that the clueless (often NON-contributing, lazy slcakerTic fweeriding type DUHMazzez) assume was only for those "e-vile rich" people?
Those tax cuts?
Does anyone understand this gibberish?

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