Barack Obama, our next President

There are 20 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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ra_con_teur

Oklahoma City, OK

#815677 Dec 3, 2012
RealDave wrote:
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You & Scott dickhead Brown are quite the pair.
I have no doubt she likely had Native American blood in her ancestry.
To look at someone & say no because they are fair skinned just shows how f*cking stupid you are.
Science does it everyday...
Geno and pheno typing....

Duma$$ dave...
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#815679 Dec 3, 2012
PDUPONT wrote:
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Raising the taxes on the wealthiest is only one part of the equation you simple minded twit.
We also need to invest in infrastructure like roads and bridges that are necessary for commerce. Each $1 invested in infrastructure returns $1.44 to the GDP.
www.newsday.com › Opinion
Investment in education and research also have positive returns on investment whereas tax cuts for the wealthiest are a drain on the economy. At least when you put extra money in middle class workers' pockets which Obama did,they spend it and stimulate demand and growth.
Each dollar spent on "infrastructure" adds one dollar to the debt, while less than 50 cents is spent on actual infrastructure, with the majority going to government overhead.
ra_con_teur

Oklahoma City, OK

#815680 Dec 3, 2012
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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Elizabeth Warren scares the pants of these babies. She's brilliant, hope she runs for President. Scott Brown totally made a fool of himself with that attack on her.
Hahah...she needed help getiing into college...thats scarey!

Just like you and your retirement!

Help me! Ima liberal, I have fallen and can't get up without taxing or blaming someone!!!!
ra_con_teur

Oklahoma City, OK

#815681 Dec 3, 2012
new yawk

United States

#815682 Dec 3, 2012
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>Each dollar spent on "infrastructure" adds one dollar to the debt, while less than 50 cents is spent on actual infrastructure, with the majority going to government overhead.
Even though that makes zero sense I applaud you for deciding to post it.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#815683 Dec 3, 2012
TheIndependentMajority wrote:
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Speaking of-a recent refreshing sight to behold this holiday season...
A NON-prepackaged, shipped en masse, little Christmas tree lot.
May they prosper well for the winter-and stick it all in their BOOTS-AWAY from greedy, entitleMENTALed, dolluh grubbing off the backs of OTHERS, robbinghoodie type slackertics!!!
Seasonal cash businesses that have no overhead or benefits and pay no taxes help the economy and don't feed the government monster.
new yawk

United States

#815684 Dec 3, 2012
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>No, Reggie Love fills that roll, but in reverse.
I filled janes roll.
Quite a few actually.
Linda

Edison, NJ

#815685 Dec 3, 2012
John Galt wrote:
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Each dollar spent on "infrastructure" adds one dollar to the debt, while less than 50 cents is spent on actual infrastructure, with the majority going to government overhead.
How much $$ will be squandered on B Hussein Obama's second inauguration? The word out today is that the WH is considering corporate sponsors for all the lavish, gala parties. Taxpayers pick up all the security costs.

I think it interesting that he is willing to take money from the very corporations, the rich corporations that he constantly puts down. Obama is talking out of both sides of his mouth again - he wants to punish corporations and capitalism but he wants to use their money to have multiple big parties with??

So, are there going to be Soros banners and ACLU banners, other union banners and banners selling cars!! Oh, and will there be banners for Solyndra and other bankrupt green companies??

The thought of this is disgusting and despicable. This is the kind of fundamental change to the very fabric of America that conservatives don't want to see and liberals SHOULDN'T want to see.

Or, do you supposed the unemployed and 'poor' will be invited to the D.C. festivities?
ra_con_teur

Oklahoma City, OK

#815687 Dec 3, 2012
Observable traits....

.....we are different....

http://biomed.brown.edu/Courses/BIO48/5.Geno....
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#815688 Dec 3, 2012
Virginia’s Republican Party appears poised to nominate state Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli to be its candidate for governor in 2013 — embracing a man whose extreme political views bear striking resemblance to those of unsuccessful 2012 Senate candidate Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO).

. He wants an abortion ban with no exceptions for rape or incest.

He does not believe LGBT people deserve legal protections. Cuccinelli has made it clear that he believes same-sex relationships are immoral. In 2009, he told a Virginia newspaper,“My view is that homosexual acts, not homosexuality, but homosexual acts are wrong. They’re intrinsically wrong

He is a climate-change denier.

He suggested President Obama stole the 2012 election

He wants Arizona-style anti-immigrant policies and self-deportation

He is a “tenther"

On top of all of this, he also opposed a 2004 bill to require members of the clergy to report child abuse — a bill supported by almost every religious group in the state — and was the lone vote against another bill aimed as strengthening domestic violence protections.

http://thinkprogress.org/

(I guess he didn't get the memo)
Linda

Edison, NJ

#815689 Dec 3, 2012
ra_con_teur wrote:
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Hahah...she needed help getiing into college...thats scarey!
Just like you and your retirement!
Help me! Ima liberal, I have fallen and can't get up without taxing or blaming someone!!!!
LOL
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#815690 Dec 3, 2012
ra_con_teur wrote:
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Hahah...she needed help getiing into college...thats scarey!
Just like you and your retirement!
Help me! Ima liberal, I have fallen and can't get up without taxing or blaming someone!!!!
You needed help to take the GED when you were 50
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#815691 Dec 3, 2012
sonicfilter wrote:
Recall the situation in 2003. The Bush administration was already projecting the largest deficit in American history--$475 billion in fiscal year 2004, according to the July 2003 mid-session budget review. But a big election was coming up that Bush and his party were desperately fearful of losing. So they decided to win it by buying the votes of America's seniors by giving them an expensive new program to pay for their prescription drugs.
http://www.forbes.com/2009/11/19/republican-b...
Democrats should repeal Medicare Part D and solve all the fiscal problems.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#815692 Dec 3, 2012
sonicfilter wrote:
Fox Wins Straw-Man Argument Against Taxing Millionaires At 100 Percent
Fox News is distorting President Obama's economic agenda by pushing the straw-man argument that taxing the entirety of millionaires' incomes would fund the government for less than three months. In fact, Obama has proposed no such thing, and this Republican talking point obscures the billions in revenue that would be generated from letting the Bush tax cuts expire for wealthy households.
http://mediamatters.org/research/2012/09/24/f...
The revenue from increasing taxes on the "wealthy" would not even cover the storm relief requested by New York. Not to mention relief for New Jersey and other states.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#815693 Dec 3, 2012
sonicfilter wrote:
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electroshock? is it free? i could use a little memory loss after a morning session with you quasi-realty wingnuts.
Kerrrriiist! She's totally, totally "out there"

So, Cucinelli is not against homosexuality, but just against their "acts"!!

Ok, so you can be gay but not have sex because it gives little boy Cucinelli a tingle!

What a nutjob.
Linda

Edison, NJ

#815694 Dec 3, 2012
new yawk wrote:
My Italian ancestry is being attacked.
FBI says I have a case.
Don't you know? We have freedom of speech in this country. Unless it hurts someone's feelings, but they must be in a politically protected group. Italians probably not. You can say Italians are Mafioso. You can't say Muslims want to impose Sharia Law or don't need to learn to land the planes.

Even today they are talking about the black football player who shot his baby mama. Wondering if it was from a brain trauma from football that the league overlooked.

If he wasn't a famous football player and just a 25 year old black male who had a fight and killed his 21 year old baby mama, it wouldn't even make the news, because it is so routine. But no one is allowed to say that on TV.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#815695 Dec 3, 2012
sonicfilter wrote:
Only a fool would think that the same Congress that got us in this mess can get us out of this mess.
The fiscal cliff is the byproduct of multiple congressional compromises to kick several different cans down the road. Now they’ve all landed in the same spot. Both sides are trying to kick multiple cans at one time and are kicking each other instead.
What’s really going on in Washington right now is Republicans are in theater trying to look like the reasonable party. They want back in the good graces of the American public and want to at least save some face when polling says they’ll probably get blamed and their position is unpopular.
They might as well give it up. They’re going to get the blame no matter what happens. They are disjointed with bad spokesmen. One is orange and the other ... well ....
They might as well dive.
http://www.redstate.com/2012/11/30/cliff-divi...
hear that lemmings? off the cliff!
Going over the "fiscal cliff" is the only hope for bringing some sanity to the federal budget. Time to take the bitter medicine.
Linda

Edison, NJ

#815696 Dec 3, 2012
John Galt wrote:
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The revenue from increasing taxes on the "wealthy" would not even cover the storm relief requested by New York. Not to mention relief for New Jersey and other states.
You wouldn't mind tax increases if there was the slightest hope that the money wouldn't be squandered. But it will be, because the government always acts N***** Rich with our money.
THE DEBIL

Luxembourg

#815697 Dec 3, 2012
ra_con_teur

United States

#815698 Dec 3, 2012
Linda wrote:
<quoted text>How much $$ will be squandered on B Hussein Obama's second inauguration? The word out today is that the WH is considering corporate sponsors for all the lavish, gala parties. Taxpayers pick up all the security costs.

I think it interesting that he is willing to take money from the very corporations, the rich corporations that he constantly puts down. Obama is talking out of both sides of his mouth again - he wants to punish corporations and capitalism but he wants to use their money to have multiple big parties with??

So, are there going to be Soros banners and ACLU banners, other union banners and banners selling cars!! Oh, and will there be banners for Solyndra and other bankrupt green companies??

The thought of this is disgusting and despicable. This is the kind of fundamental change to the very fabric of America that conservatives don't want to see and liberals SHOULDN'T want to see.

Or, do you supposed the unemployed and 'poor' will be invited to the D.C. festivities?
Hi, Linda.

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