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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“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#815170 Dec 2, 2012
GOPidiotsx wrote:
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Yes. It's called being a gracious winner, as opposed to declaring a mandate and spending political capital.
No.*YOU* call it being a gracious winner, Mr. Wu Mao Dang.

The Boy Messiah has never acted as a gracious winner and if, at this late date, tries turning over a new leaf, it is only for buffing his political image in hopes of getting the upper hand in pushing us off the Fiscal Cliff.

Do you recall when Republican leaders met with him in the White House regarding ObamaCare? When John McCain spoke, the Jerk-In-Chief cut him off mid-sentence saying "John, the election is over and I won". Did you say "Gracious"? Lounge Lizards are more gracious.

Immediately following one of the Presidential Debates between McCain and the Boy Messiah, both couples passed each other exiting the stage. The men shook hands but as the two wives passed, Cindy McCain reached her hand out to Moochelle. The Ice Queen From Hell didn't even make eye contact with Cindy. She ignored the extended hand and brusquely walked past.

There is nothing gracious walking inside the White House today. There are but two political animals hiding their fangs as best they can along with the help of the complacent and committed media. So stop with the fairy tale approach. Save it for the kids.
carol

Oviedo, FL

#815171 Dec 2, 2012
Tenzing wrote:
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What did you want him to do? Find you a job? Defend your homestead? Keep an illegal alien off your lawn? Stop a drug smuggler from tempting you with stuff that's bad for you? Tell you who to have sex with?
Where does it end?
I'd just be happy if he hung around D.C. long enough to sit down with republicans and hash out a do-able negotiation.

It's what's kinda expected of a president.

Since: Dec 10

Location hidden

#815172 Dec 2, 2012
Lily Boca Raton Fl wrote:
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No
Don't be a fuddy-duddy, I'm dying to hear DimNeutron's take on Obama's 2008 budget.
carol

Oviedo, FL

#815173 Dec 2, 2012
Tenzing wrote:
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Well, we weren't attacked because people enjoy a foreign occupying force.
But it's okay with you that the Taliban occupied Afghanistan and shot women in the head at public events for entertainment.

You're kooky.
carol

Oviedo, FL

#815174 Dec 2, 2012
Tenzing wrote:
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Obama had a budget in 2008???
2009. You know what I meant.

It's just more of the same. Different year.
carol

Oviedo, FL

#815175 Dec 2, 2012
Tenzing wrote:
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Obama had a budget in 2008???
Do you know what is Obama planning to cut in the budget?

It's still a big mystery to liberals.
THE DEBIL

Reykjavík, Iceland

#815176 Dec 2, 2012
John Galt wrote:
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Alcohol-induced dementia prevents advance planning to allow a Sunday morning supply.
SO, WHAT'S THE POOP, JOHN? DO YOU GUYS OUT IN THE GULCH HAVE YOUR OWN DISTILLERY OR DO Y'ALL TAKE UP A COLLECTION AND THEN SEND DAGNE INTO TOWN? WHERE DOES THE SHIT FROM GALT'S GULCH GO, JOHN? DOES THAT GO INTO TOWN TOO?
TSM

United States

#815177 Dec 2, 2012
Why the American People should be relying on the News Media to report what’s been negotiated!!
Boehner should tell Obama and Liberals/Democrats no more back door negotiations all future negotiation whether being with Obama or Reid or any other Democrat will be Transparent!! If Obama or any other Democrat disagree than have them explain!!

Since: Jul 08

We will not go gentle

#815178 Dec 2, 2012
Lily Boca Raton Fl wrote:
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Livestock convention? Classic! Did he squeal like a pig?
Probably. http://www.colbertnation.com/the-colbert-repo...
GhostofRaygun

Rochester, KY

#815179 Dec 2, 2012
Chicagoan by Birth wrote:
<quoted text>That the best you have, Yeahoo? You better start paying, you're proximity to Red China is closer than mine. Whose Administration added more to the debt than any of the previous Administrations? Why that would be the Barack Hussein Obama Administration?? Even Terrible Timmy Geithner couldn't stop these spend thrifts? He's on Fox right now, making excuses?? He even lies with a straight face??
Actually Obama has added less to the debt than any President in the past 60 years. His spending has added only 1.4%. The debt problem would be growing at the rate current no matter who the President was until Washington stops it. It's hard to stop when 10,000 people per day turn 65 and $2 Billion per week is spent on war.
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http://usgovinfo.about.com/library/weekly/aai...

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#815180 Dec 2, 2012
THE DEBIL wrote:
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HUMANITY? A PARKING METER? JOHN MCCAIN SUCKED A LOT OF CONG DICK. DUH. YOU'RE THE WHO WANTS TO MAKE HIM INTO A GOD. THERE ARE NO GODS, JUST HUMANS. THEREFORE I HAVE MORE HUMANITY INSIDE ME THAN YOU DO. NOW QUARTERS, THAT'S ANOTHER MATTER.
The humanity inside of you enters from the rear. And lots of it.
THE DEBIL

Reykjavík, Iceland

#815181 Dec 2, 2012
Tenzing wrote:
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Brooks is a flaming liberal dontcha know, he's not even a frequent "contributor" to Fox "News".
NO, HE ISN'T. WHO TOLD YOU THAT? HE JUST BOUGHT A BIG HOUSE UP THE STREET NEXT TO THE CATHEDRAL. HE'S JUST SMARTER THAN YOUR AVERAGE CONSERVATIVE. LET'S JUST SAY YOU WOULDN'T PICK HIM FIRST FOR A FOOTBALL GAME.

Since: Dec 10

Location hidden

#815182 Dec 2, 2012
carol wrote:
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Do they enjoy being liberated from an Iraqi occupying force - i.e. Kuwait?
Do they enjoy being supplied with guns and training to run off Russian occuyping forces - i.e. Afghanistan?
Do Iraqis prefer electing their own leaders or sustaining a tyrant who tortured and oppressed them and put thousands in mass graves?
You're kooky.
Cherry picking. Sure, the Kuwaiti's probably liked it but obviously not everybody was thrilled with it. While a few Iraqi's might prefer the way things are now vs. under Saddam evidently a lot of people didn't appreciate us propping up dictators like Mubarek and the Shah. Except for the few who benefit directly the overwhelming majority does not like an occupier. If you pulled your head out of your ass for a minute and considered how you would feel about a Chinese occupying force in the US or in US waters or the EU installing and supporting a US President you'd get a clue.
THE DEBIL

Reykjavík, Iceland

#815183 Dec 2, 2012
leosnana wrote:
HI, BABY, YOU FEEL LIKE DOIN' A L'IL HOT TUBBIN' WITH DEBIL?

Since: Dec 10

Location hidden

#815184 Dec 2, 2012
carol wrote:
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You're not only kooky but among the easily fooled who doesn't even have a stake in election outcomes. You just root for the wrong side because yours didn't stand a chance.
Deflection.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#815185 Dec 2, 2012
Tenzing wrote:
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What did you want him to do? Find you a job? Defend your homestead? Keep an illegal alien off your lawn? Stop a drug smuggler from tempting you with stuff that's bad for you? Tell you who to have sex with?
Where does it end?
Fulfilling the Constitutional responsibilities of the Office of the President would be sufficient.

Since: Dec 10

Location hidden

#815186 Dec 2, 2012
carol wrote:
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All I want to know is what is he planning to cut in his balanced approach.
I've asked three liberals that question so far and none of them had an answer.
Which means they don't have a clue either like the rest of us.
I believe his package included $400 billion in Medicare cuts. Didn't they report that part on Fox? I mean, everybody else reported the two elements of the offer Geitner tendered: Let the Bush tax cuts expire for the wealthy and $400 billion in Medicare cuts.

You need to buy one of those TV's that get more than one channel.
GhostofRaygun

Rochester, KY

#815187 Dec 2, 2012
carol wrote:
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Do you know what is Obama planning to cut in the budget?
It's still a big mystery to liberals.
Since this is about the 20th time you have asked, here's your answer in compact form from one of the largest financial consulting firms in America.
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http://mcgladrey.com/Tax-Alerts/Obamas-38-tri...
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#815188 Dec 2, 2012
shinningelectr0n wrote:
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Which means that taxing the rich at a higher rate is just an ideological ploy.
As noted by Warren Buffett, the Obama tax plan is a morale builder for the middle class with no practical effect.

Purely for show.

Since: Dec 10

Location hidden

#815189 Dec 2, 2012
carol wrote:
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I'd just be happy if he hung around D.C. long enough to sit down with republicans and hash out a do-able negotiation.
It's what's kinda expected of a president.
Fox didn't report the closed door meetings with Congressional leadership?

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