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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carol

Orlando, FL

#817764 Dec 6, 2012
shinningelectr0n wrote:
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Recall last year the brouhaha caused by Leftist teachers who refused to use Red markers when grading student papers because Red was to harsh a color and hurt the student's feelings and self-image.
This sort of Airhead Liberalism pervades ALL of academia today.
Exactly. One of the many subtle examples.

However, teachers can no longer give a student an encouraging pat on the back or an understanding hug because it is considered politically incorrect and "inappropriate touching". Yet, teachers having sex with their students has become an epidemic.

A student can assault a teacher verbally or physically with little or no consequence. Yet, teachers are expected to know how to deal with this without crossing any politically correct lines and with little, if any, support from administrators and parents.

It's to the point where public schools are almost like a madhouse - run by out of control students and disgruntled parents with the politically correct police waiting to pounce on any teacher who dares use common sense in maintaining a disciplined and learning-conducive teaching environment.

If it happens just once in one school, it's happened too much.

But in some schools, especially inner city schools, this is more the norm rather than the exception.
carol

Orlando, FL

#817765 Dec 6, 2012
Lincoln Duncan wrote:
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Progressive Education Movement peaked in the 1930s.
You have posted in historical error for years.
Progressive education is a pedagogical movement that began in the late nineteenth century and has persisted in various forms to the present.

Now it's called politically correct nonsense.
carol

Orlando, FL

#817766 Dec 6, 2012
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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Sometimes I think Carol is just pulling our legs and laughing when when she posts.
Yes, I might be laughing but it's because you're pulling your own legs.
Yeah

Mililani, HI

#817767 Dec 6, 2012
John Galt wrote:
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Actually not.
Obama would have a much better chance of getting what he wants if he fought for it instead of doing infomercials.
The "fiscal cliff" is the best chance presently available to attack the deficit problem.
He already tried working with the cons and they got "belligerent."

Seems to me all he needs to do is show how the cons truly are and let the people decide whose to blame.
Yeah

Mililani, HI

#817768 Dec 6, 2012
John Galt wrote:
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The market is still well below the high of October 2007.
With anybody other than Obama, the market would be much higher now.
lol! I like cons who "know" things without actually having to prove anything.

It's like the mouse on the wheel.
Lincoln Duncan

United States

#817769 Dec 6, 2012
carol wrote:
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Progressive education is a pedagogical movement that began in the late nineteenth century and has persisted in various forms to the present.
Now it's called politically correct nonsense.
Progressive educations has been replaced by testing similar to what did not work in Japan in the 1970s
carol

Orlando, FL

#817770 Dec 6, 2012
Lincoln Duncan wrote:
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Carol stuck around when the turds fled.
nobama is also here
was surprised so many left the group
Wouldn't want to miss your reaction when reality takes a dump on your front porch for anything.

Again, I truly do hope I'm wrong. It will land on all our front porches if I'm not.
Lincoln Duncan

United States

#817771 Dec 6, 2012
John Galt wrote:
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The market is still well below the high of October 2007.
With anybody other than Obama, the market would be much higher now.
No one can know this, history does not disclose its alternatives.
Republicans can believe this, but they nominated Gov. Romney and he lost.
The race was Romney's to lose.
carol

Orlando, FL

#817772 Dec 6, 2012
TheIndependentMajority wrote:
Someone tell Homer he needs to RE:Carol and get her to start her Christmas Carol List for the season!!!
Funny you should bring that up. Was just thinking that same thing earlier tonight.

I'll try and be a little more creative this year.
carol

Orlando, FL

#817773 Dec 6, 2012
Lincoln Duncan wrote:
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Progressive educations has been replaced by testing similar to what did not work in Japan in the 1970s
It's a big mess. That's what it is.

We can thank the liberal spineless mentality and the teachers' unions.
Lincoln Duncan

United States

#817774 Dec 6, 2012
John Galt wrote:
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Actually not.
Obama would have a much better chance of getting what he wants if he fought for it instead of doing infomercials.
The "fiscal cliff" is the best chance presently available to attack the deficit problem.
President Obama just won a second term.
Lily Boca Raton Fl

Boca Raton, FL

#817775 Dec 6, 2012
carol wrote:
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Yes, I might be laughing but it's because you're pulling your own legs.
That's funny, I have been pulling my own legs, stretching my sciatic nerve!!

Are you a secret billionaire?
Lily Boca Raton Fl

Boca Raton, FL

#817776 Dec 6, 2012
carol wrote:
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Wouldn't want to miss your reaction when reality takes a dump on your front porch for anything.
Again, I truly do hope I'm wrong. It will land on all our front porches if I'm not.
Who has a porch anymore? You're talking shyt now!!
Lily Boca Raton Fl

Boca Raton, FL

#817777 Dec 6, 2012
carol wrote:
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It's a big mess. That's what it is.
We can thank the liberal spineless mentality and the teachers' unions.
You're in favor of abolishing public education to be replaced by virtual schools?
Lily Boca Raton Fl

Boca Raton, FL

#817778 Dec 6, 2012
carol wrote:
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Progressive education is a pedagogical movement that began in the late nineteenth century and has persisted in various forms to the present.
Now it's called politically correct nonsense.
All kids should be forced into parochial schools! Bring back corporal punishment!
Lily Boca Raton Fl

Boca Raton, FL

#817779 Dec 6, 2012
Lincoln Duncan wrote:
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President Obama just won a second term.
McConnell filibustered his own bill!!

Since: Feb 12

Location hidden

#817780 Dec 6, 2012
Impeach Grover Norquist.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#817781 Dec 6, 2012
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>He already tried working with the cons and they got "belligerent."
Seems to me all he needs to do is show how the cons truly are and let the people decide whose to blame.
In other words, play politics and let the economy crash instead of resolving the problem.

The mark of real leadership.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#817782 Dec 6, 2012
Lincoln Duncan wrote:
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President Obama just won a second term.
So what?
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#817783 Dec 6, 2012
Lily Boca Raton Fl wrote:
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You're in favor of abolishing public education to be replaced by virtual schools?
Why not, if they are more effective? What else matters?

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