Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1251712 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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Since: Oct 08

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#817505 Dec 6, 2012
Anonymous of Indy wrote:
Geithner: "Absolutely" ready to go over "cliff"
http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-34222_162-5755740...
We hope they do. Maybe the Republicans will show some intestinal fortitude, and call Geithner and Obama out. Geithner can't wipe his nose, as well as other parts of his anatomy, without permission the The Lord High Obama. So call their bluff.
Nj raider 1

United States

#817506 Dec 6, 2012
TheIndependentMajority wrote:
<quoted text>
You LOST after your first sentence.
There's YOUR sign..........
Clever comeback from a loser that can't dispute the evidence. WE CALL THE BOWING OUT GRACEFULLY!!7

Since: Oct 08

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#817507 Dec 6, 2012
flack wrote:
<quoted text> Just about. Time to get rid of the career politicians. Put some real people up there.
What else can John F'n Kerry do? I've said it before, Cut their pensions off. Go to Washington, serve, and return home to live under the laws you passed.
Nj raider 1

United States

#817509 Dec 6, 2012
proud2bwhite wrote:
<quoted text>you voted for a man that hates this nation with a record of failure and decite. He should be removed from ofice in chains and tried for treason. Romney was not my first choice but honestly I would have voted for an empty orange juice can over the disgrace who currently occupies the whitehouse.
You have too much white pride which turns out to be a huge flaw. Most of those old white men at least the republicans turned out to be not a good fit for the position of Commander & chief. You let hate blind you from reality.In thee real world Obama's saved this country from bush's devastation. In your world you think if you say something enough, it will eventually come true. Could ves further from the truth cause romney still lost.lol!

“It's always darkest 'fore dawn”

Since: Jul 08

Who's dawn?

#817510 Dec 6, 2012
proud2bwhite wrote:
<quoted text>you voted for a man that hates this nation with a record of failure and decite. He should be removed from ofice in chains and tried for treason. Romney was not my first choice but honestly I would have voted for an empty orange juice can over the disgrace who currently occupies the whitehouse.
"decite" in "ofice"??? Even flack could spot you for a "die in wool" idiot, Sam.
BRING IT ON

Nashville, NC

#817511 Dec 6, 2012
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'The Fiscal Cliff'

10:28AM EST December 6. 2012 - President Obama does some kitchen table campaigning on Thursday, visiting a family in Northern Virginia to sell his tax plan designed to head off the "fiscal cliff."

The president plans to stress the fact that, unless he and Congress agree to a deal over the George W. Bush-era tax cuts, all of them disappear at the end of the year, and all Americans face higher taxes.

Officials did not identify the family Obama will visit, but said one of its members sent an e-mail to the White House "about how paying $2,200 more in taxes next year would impact them if Congress doesn't act."

THE ONLY PEOPLE THAT ARE GOING TO PAY HELL FOR THIS
IS THE MIDDLE CLASS!!THE POOR PEOPLE AND RICH PEOPLE ARE ON WELFARE!!!!!YES THE RICH

Solar scam on taxpayers, and the rich get richer
by James Sandefer on Oct. 22, 2011, under Politics

The Wall Street protestors seem to have overlooked an obvious scam on themselves, the latest solar ploy planned and implemented by some of Washington’s heavy hitter insiders.

As a reminder, Solyndra (a subsidiary of California-based SolarReserve and part of the Pacific Solar Group/PCG), recently went belly up, as in bankruptcy (they received $535 million in loans from the feds), even after receiving a huge government subsidy for their solar operations. The good news is that the top echelon of the defunct business didn’t lose a cent in the deal and actually came out way ahead on the failure, but 1,100 employees didn’t fare so well after opening their surprise pink slips. Who’d have imagined….

But never fear, the feds are here, and the latest solar charge is being led by none other than “The rich are evil…” Harry Reid along, his curiously quiet cohort Nancy Pelosi, and the perpetual campaigner and fund raiser, President Obama. This time its Tonopah Solar, a company conveniently located in Harry Reid’s state of Nevada, is getting a $737 million loan from the Department of Energy. If you simply listen to the hype you’d think it was one of the most creative, cost effective, worthwhile solar project to date, but let’s turn the page and take a look at some additional facts. And before anyone immediately begins refuting this data please keep in mind that it was released by the Department of Energy last week.

Since: Jul 11

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#817512 Dec 6, 2012
flack wrote:
<quoted text> You see, it is quite simple. Everything belongs to the government. What ever they decide you should keep is fair. Libtards are SO stupid!!!
We are the stupid ones!? are you kidding me. If you enjoy the fact that a school bus comes by to pick up your kids, and when you leave your driveway in the morning you are not driving on a goat track or that your security is looked after by a billion$ of dollar military. Where do you think that money comes from ? Charity , Bill Gates perhaps. It still doesn't occur to you tea party types the government is OWNED by YOU, it's yours! not some foriegn entity that you throw money at. It's there to serve you and the rest of the population, that's why you have a government. To do the things collectively that you cannot do on your own. The money you pay in taxes is your investment in the country you live in, something you should never forget! If you want to whine about a neighbour getting more of a handout than yourself without even rationalising why, then its a sick world you live in.
TSM

El Paso, TX

#817513 Dec 6, 2012
Obama and the Liberals/Democrats takes pride in their number one job creation “Welfare” it’s historic and have exceeded even the Liberals expectation!! Greece move over Obama’s America is about to take that Honor!!

Since: May 11

Loysville, PA

#817514 Dec 6, 2012
carol wrote:
<quoted text>
The poor are not only getting poorer but the poverty rate has risen under Obama and more are becoming poor. How will more government spending and taking more from the successful going to change that?
How will a $16 trillion deficit that is climbing to $20 trillion help anyone? How can maintaining the status quo without major reforms or major cuts make a difference to the growing poverty level?
Government can't make people do what they don't want to do - get an education, stay off drugs and addiction and try and become self-reliant.
We've spent millions on the War on Poverty for four or five decades. Nothing has changed - except it's gotten worse.
Dragging the entire country down isn't the solution. When Obamacare kicks in, no one will be exempt from the rising costs. If Obama's plan isn't the right one, it will happen even sooner.
Why do you think Obama's plan - more spending, minimal cuts and giving himself carte blanche on raising the debt ceiling without Congress' approval - the right one? Do you think the rising costs of Obamacare is going to help the middle class and the poor?
Really Carol, blaming Obama for the rise in poverty caused by the recession that happened before he took office,.

You have absolutely no shame in posting your garbage.

Your problem is that you think people want to be poor. You think they live quite the lifestyle.

The additional spending under the Obama plan to to build infrastructure that we need while helping the construction industry & create jobs.

Those debt ceiling arguments that we have had. Wow, they certainly did a lot of good. Congress passes spending bills but then tells the Executive branch they can't spend it. The debt ceiling is a joke meant to push buttons on the uninformed massses like you.

Here you go again, Obamacare. Obamacare will help the middle class. It insures 30 million people. It saves money for small businesses & individuals who buy insurance as individuals. It slows the rise of costs.

But you avoided the main issue. Why do you insist on looking at the statistics on how much the top 2% pay in taxes as being unfair.

You should look at it as an indication of how much wealth these top 2% of accumulated & how this redistribution of wealth towards the wealthy is widening the gap in this country from the have & have nots.

Marc Rubio said a day or two ago that what makes America so strong & exceptional is not the wealthy. Every country has wealthy people. What makes us great is a strong middle class. And that is is trouble & needs our help.

The Republicans need to quit handing money to rich people at the expense of the poor & middle class.
carol

Orlando, FL

#817515 Dec 6, 2012
leosnana wrote:
<quoted text>"decite" in "ofice"??? Even flack could spot you for a "die in wool" idiot, Sam.
"Deceipt" spelled correctly or incorrectly has the same meaning.

Why don't we know anymore about what happened in Benghazi than we did in the first few days following the tragedy and why al Qaeda was scratched off the CIA report leading to Rice and Obama giving the American people as well as the UN misleading information two weeks later?

Why didn't all of the promises Obama made never come to fruition?

Why was the promise of immigration reform not a done deal when he had a democrat-controlled congress for two years?

Why was the promise that Obamacare wouldn't cost taxpayers one thin dime contradicted by the CBO in the millions?

Why was the promise of not running a second term if he didn't fix unemployment below 8% not fulfilled?

Why was the promise of a nearly trillion dollar stimulus with nothing to show for it a pie-in-the-sky dud?

These are only the most obvious. The "deceipt" runs deeper than this.
TSM

El Paso, TX

#817516 Dec 6, 2012
Liberals/Democrats are not serious about solving this Financial Crisis again Reid still playing politics!!

Reid blocks Senate vote on Obama's deficit-reduction plan not surprise this is same senate that’s failed to pass a budget in the past Four Years!! Reid, objected to McConnell’s suggestion, Reid claim McConnell wanted to attach Russian trade bill, HR 6156 to Obama’s deficit-reduction plan McConnell added that he'd be happy to have a stand-alone vote on the president's plan rather than attaching it to legislation as an amendment!! Reid show some Leadership and put it up for a Vote!!
Realtime

Deltona, FL

#817517 Dec 6, 2012
BRING IT ON wrote:
David JacksonShare
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(Photo: Carolyn Kaster, AP)
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'The Fiscal Cliff'
10:28AM EST December 6. 2012 - President Obama does some kitchen table campaigning on Thursday, visiting a family in Northern Virginia to sell his tax plan designed to head off the "fiscal cliff."
The president plans to stress the fact that, unless he and Congress agree to a deal over the George W. Bush-era tax cuts, all of them disappear at the end of the year, and all Americans face higher taxes.
Officials did not identify the family Obama will visit, but said one of its members sent an e-mail to the White House "about how paying $2,200 more in taxes next year would impact them if Congress doesn't act."
THE ONLY PEOPLE THAT ARE GOING TO PAY HELL FOR THIS
IS THE MIDDLE CLASS!!THE POOR PEOPLE AND RICH PEOPLE ARE ON WELFARE!!!!!YES THE RICH
Solar scam on taxpayers, and the rich get richer
by James Sandefer on Oct. 22, 2011, under Politics
The Wall Street protestors seem to have overlooked an obvious scam on themselves, the latest solar ploy planned and implemented by some of Washington’s heavy hitter insiders.
As a reminder, Solyndra (a subsidiary of California-based SolarReserve and part of the Pacific Solar Group/PCG), recently went belly up, as in bankruptcy (they received $535 million in loans from the feds), even after receiving a huge government subsidy for their solar operations. The good news is that the top echelon of the defunct business didn’t lose a cent in the deal and actually came out way ahead on the failure, but 1,100 employees didn’t fare so well after opening their surprise pink slips. Who’d have imagined….
But never fear, the feds are here, and the latest solar charge is being led by none other than “The rich are evil…” Harry Reid along, his curiously quiet cohort Nancy Pelosi, and the perpetual campaigner and fund raiser, President Obama. This time its Tonopah Solar, a company conveniently located in Harry Reid’s state of Nevada, is getting a $737 million loan from the Department of Energy. If you simply listen to the hype you’d think it was one of the most creative, cost effective, worthwhile solar project to date, but let’s turn the page and take a look at some additional facts. And before anyone immediately begins refuting this data please keep in mind that it was released by the Department of Energy last week.
Part two of this cut and paste job is inaccurate__bullsht actually. Solyndra was not a subsidiary of SolarReserve or any other company but was a stand alone manufacturer of what could have been a valuable alternative to silicon solar panels.

Tonopah Solar is not a manufacturer but an in progress solar field/power plant being developed in the Nevada desert (Crescent Dunes) by Solar Reserve, NV power and others.
carol

Orlando, FL

#817518 Dec 6, 2012
OzRitz wrote:
<quoted text>
We are the stupid ones!? are you kidding me. If you enjoy the fact that a school bus comes by to pick up your kids, and when you leave your driveway in the morning you are not driving on a goat track or that your security is looked after by a billion$ of dollar military. Where do you think that money comes from ? Charity , Bill Gates perhaps. It still doesn't occur to you tea party types the government is OWNED by YOU, it's yours! not some foriegn entity that you throw money at. It's there to serve you and the rest of the population, that's why you have a government. To do the things collectively that you cannot do on your own. The money you pay in taxes is your investment in the country you live in, something you should never forget! If you want to whine about a neighbour getting more of a handout than yourself without even rationalising why, then its a sick world you live in.
No one is complaining about paying their fair share of taxes. The tax system is broken like everything else in government.

The Democrats have no problem with that. It's going to have to get pretty bad before it gets better. If it's not too late.

Since: Feb 08

Spokane, WA

#817519 Dec 6, 2012
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
Liar.
The government funding to Planed Parenthood goes to their preventative services.
"real dumb"
You are dense. Planned Parenthood has a budget for preventive services. When the government gives them money to fund that, they then take dollars originally ticketed for preventive services and use it for their murder/abortion activities. A simple bookkeeping procedure.
Peace
KMA

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#817520 Dec 6, 2012
OzRitz wrote:
<quoted text>
We are the stupid ones!? are you kidding me. If you enjoy the fact that a school bus comes by to pick up your kids, and when you leave your driveway in the morning you are not driving on a goat track or that your security is looked after by a billion$ of dollar military. Where do you think that money comes from ? Charity , Bill Gates perhaps. It still doesn't occur to you tea party types the government is OWNED by YOU, it's yours! not some foriegn entity that you throw money at. It's there to serve you and the rest of the population, that's why you have a government. To do the things collectively that you cannot do on your own. The money you pay in taxes is your investment in the country you live in, something you should never forget! If you want to whine about a neighbour getting more of a handout than yourself without even rationalising why, then its a sick world you live in.
Spoken by a person who thinks there is only one government. My property taxes pay for those buses. My gas taxes pay for those roads. The defense of this country is in the constitution. You should read it sometime. ALL THIS OTHER BS IS NOT. Return to the constitution and put the power back in the hands of the people and the states. Cut out all the other bs.
new yawk

United States

#817521 Dec 6, 2012
Jane?
Lincoln Duncan

United States

#817522 Dec 6, 2012
carol wrote:
<quoted text>
"Deceipt" spelled correctly or incorrectly has the same meaning.
Why don't we know anymore about what happened in Benghazi than we did in the first few days following the tragedy and why al Qaeda was scratched off the CIA report leading to Rice and Obama giving the American people as well as the UN misleading information two weeks later?
Why didn't all of the promises Obama made never come to fruition?
Why was the promise of immigration reform not a done deal when he had a democrat-controlled congress for two years?
Why was the promise that Obamacare wouldn't cost taxpayers one thin dime contradicted by the CBO in the millions?
Why was the promise of not running a second term if he didn't fix unemployment below 8% not fulfilled?
Why was the promise of a nearly trillion dollar stimulus with nothing to show for it a pie-in-the-sky dud?
These are only the most obvious. The "deceipt" runs deeper than this.
Fox taling points again?
President Obama promised to win and he won.
Promise Kept.
carol

Orlando, FL

#817523 Dec 6, 2012
Lincoln Duncan wrote:
<quoted text>
Fox taling points again?
President Obama promised to win and he won.
Promise Kept.
Think you're supposed to have some promises kept before winning again on nothing but broken promises.

That's usually the way it works anyway. But we're not in Kansas anymore.
Lincoln Duncan

United States

#817524 Dec 6, 2012
carol wrote:
<quoted text>
Think you're supposed to have some promises kept before winning again on nothing but broken promises.
That's usually the way it works anyway. But we're not in Kansas anymore.
You lost might as well face the fact that America reelected President Obama.

Both sides agree the wealthy will pay more, so now fiscal cliff talks come down to how much Republicans can wring out of the White House in return for giving in on taxes.
Lou

United States

#817525 Dec 6, 2012
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
Thank God. We would have all gone to Hell in a hand basket if we couldn't have a plastic Jesus on public display to look at as we ran each other over on the way to the Midnight Madness sale at Target.
You'd be pretty upset if the ritual Drive By Kwanza Shootings didn't happen.

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